Architects may soon be building with material made from recycled paper, wood and agricultural waste.April 27, 1995
It’s a dieter’s dream – a substance that tastes like fat, but has zero calories.April 26, 1995
In the future, fish may be able to tell us when their waters are polluted.April 25, 1995
Organisms found in hot springs are being developed for everything from manufacturing perfume to cleaning up nuclear waste.April 24, 1995
Like their counterparts in the rainforests, scientists are sifting through the hot springs of Yellowstone National Park in search of beneficial organisms.April 21, 1995
Scientists are developing a drug that attacks the genetic building blocks of disease.April 20, 1995
A new synthetic blood substitute may be a big help to emergency room surgeons.April 19, 1995
A new man-made chemical may eliminate the need for blood transfusions during surgery.April 18, 1995
Concrete may one day be used as an ingredient in a wide variety of materials – ranging from super-tall buildings to coffee cups.April 17, 1995
In the future, consumers may be able to avoid stomach aches by testing their food before they eat it.April 14, 1995
Scientists are developing new techniques of detecting contamination in foods.April 13, 1995
New forms of concrete are being developed to strengthen the country’s infrastructure.April 12, 1995
A chemical found naturally in the body may soon be used to prevent complications from surgery.April 11, 1995
A new department store security guard can both spot crimes and model clothes.
In order to help prevent shoplifting, Gutierrez’s company is manufacturing Anne Droid, a mannequin that contain a hidden surveillance camera in her (eye/nose?), a microphone in her ear and infrared illuminators for seeing in the dark.
Don’t look now, but that department store mannequin may be watching you!April 6, 1995
From fog nets to fusion energy, we highlight some of our programs on technological innovations.April 5, 1995
Today we’ll listen to interviews with some of the world’s foremost scientists.April 4, 1995
Test your listening skills in identifying some unique animal sounds.April 3, 1995
A week of programming celebrating our 1000th program kicks off with some particularly memorable sounds.